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Collection Reference Number GLC03696.08
From Archive Folder Collection of Asa Smith, K company, 16th regiment, Massachusetts, infantry 
Title Asa Smith to his mother reagrding being bored in camp
Date 3 November 1861
Author Smith, Asa (fl. 1861-1862)  
Recipient Smith, Ann  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description to mother [Ann Smith] He is bored, as "There is nothing stirring here now, it is the dullest time that I have seen since I have been here," and talks about a recent storm and requests a blanket be sent to him. The regiment may soon receive a Sibley tent, a building for their horses, and clothing from ladies in a nearby town. He received a nice letter from Mr. Patten [a family friend] and responded. Numbered in pencil "22."
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Infantry  Military Camp  Extreme Weather  Military Supplies  Clothing and Accessories  Women's History  Charity and Philanthropy  
People Smith, Asa (fl. 1861-1862)  
Place written Camp Hamilton, Hampton, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Women in American History
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Unit Massachusetts 16th Regiment infantry, K company